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Interview with Anand Oswal, SVP, Cisco, Speaker at 4th Annual Global Big Data Conference August 30 - Sep 1 Posted on : Aug 17 - 2016

We feature speakers at 4th Annual Global Big Data Conference Aug 30 - Sep 1 2016 to catch up and find out what he or she is working on now and what's coming next. This week we're talking to Anand Oswal, SVP, Cisco.

Interview with  Anand Oswal

Tell us about yourself and your background.
SVP at Cisco with responsibility spanning engineering strategy, architecture, development and execution of the $16B enterprise networking portfolio at Cisco.

What have you been working on recently?
Lead software strategy for emerging technologies like Cloud, Big Data, Software Defined Networking (SDN) and Internet of Things (IOT). 

Tell me about the right tool you used recently to solve customer problem? 
Despite being an engineer, I am all about people rather than tools and technologies. I hire people smarter than me who help solve complex customer problems as much for fun as for making a living! 

What are some of the best takeaways that the attendees can have from your "Keynote Talk:  Big Data/Data Economy/ Digitization"?
The data economy is booming. Unlock the power of your data to profit from it.

What trends you see in upcoming 6 months?
Your network has a crucial role to play in analytics. Digitization will help us unravel the connection faster.

Any closing remarks?
Everybody has a big data problem. Everybody’s big data problem is a potential money-spinner for somebody else. So, either way, attend this session since it is completely relevant for everyone! The impact of Big Data is well beyond business and is extending to politics, public health, advertising, science, and sports. Today, data is just more available – from stats your shopper card is generating to stuff your tennis racket tells you to the detail your network can reveal today. Unfortunately, we are unable to make complete sense of it and truly leverage it. As yet. But, if we could, how would we really profit in this data economy – as as consumer? As a entrepreneur? As a data aficionado? So, how can your network really help you in this quest of gleaning more insights out of your data? Join me in this session to get an insider view.